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Pam Norfolk

Pam Norfolk has been writing book reviews for over ten years, including for the Wordsworth Trust. She has also worked as a reporter and sub-editor on regional and national newspapers.
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Home sweet home: The most moving and heart-felt novel you’ll read this year

Home by Penny Parkes Ten years as a professional housesitter has sent Anna Wilson to some of the world’s most exotic locations. She readily admits that she’s ‘a person constantly braced for moving on’...

Turbulent lives of the Romanovs give fascinating insight into imperial Russia

Russia in the 18th century is a place of the deepest divisions. Extraordinary wealth jostles with abject poverty, freedom is limited to a chosen few, and one man holds power through what...

Gripping debut WW2 fiction features deadly conspiracy to destroy Big Ben

The Clockmaker’s Wife by Daisy Wood When their London home is demolished in the wartime Blitz, Nell Spelman is forced to escape to the countryside with her baby daughter. But it means leaving behind...

A story of family secrets, scandal and finding your way in the world

Those Hamilton Sisters by Averil Kenny  If your sunshine disappears behind a wall of cloud, escape to the lush tropics of Australia’s Far North Queensland in a super, sweeping family saga. An irresistible story...

Moving exploration of finding love and hope in friendship – the self help novel of the year

The Beginner’s Guide to Loneliness by Laura Bambrey Warmth, wisdom and wellbeing go hand-in-in hand in this enchanting debut novel from book blogger and women’s fiction reviewer Laura Bambrey. Using her experience and knowledge,...

Past and present join to tell the tale of a deaf mute who spied for Queen Elizabeth I

The Queen’s Spy by Clare Marchant Apothecary Tom Lutton fears that being both deaf and mute at the volatile court of Queen Elizabeth I might prove to be a dangerous handicap… But the queen’s...

Child murder in the ‘perfect place to raise a family’ and someone knows the truth

Suspects by Lesley Pearse  It should be a day to celebrate as Nina and Conrad Best move into their first new home together in a picture-perfect neighbourhood tucked away in Cheltenham. But when they...

Chilling story of political power and social control set in a dystopian world

Widowland by C.J. Carey The year 1953 is going to be a memorable one for the people of Great Britain… a new king and queen are to be crowned and the country’s great...

Pam Norfolk

Pam Norfolk has been writing book reviews for over ten years, including for the Wordsworth Trust. She has also worked as a reporter and sub-editor on regional and national newspapers.
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